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Fox River

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Fox River with a view of Appleton in the background. Postcard reads "Water Power, Appleton, Wis."

Date: 1852 ca.

Description: This map shows plat of three towns, sections, local streets, the Grand Chute Island, and part of the Fox River. The map includes 1 inset map: "Diagram of C...


Fox River View

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: View of the Fox river. Front of card reads "Fox River Water Power, Appleton, Wis."

Date: 1953 ca.

Description: The Institute of Paper Chemistry at Lawrence College.

Date: 1884 

Description: View across water of a Milwaukee, Lake Shore, and Western Railroad locomotive (No #33) pulling a pay car across a trestle over the Fox River. Several large...

Date: 1949 

Description: This map is ink and pencil on paper and shows land ownership by name, years of purchase, and city limits. Also included on the right and bottom margins are...

Date: 1919 

Description: Interior of the Reliance Motor Truck Company in Appleton, in which the absence of assembly line construction is notable.

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Aerial view of the city and the river.

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Front cover of a pamphlet advertising the Eagle steel frame silo filler featuring a color illustration of two farmers using the filler.

Date: 1896-10-22 

Description: "Sound Money!". A broadside advertising a talk by D.F. Tyrrel of Marinette, Wisconsin, in behalf of the Republican Presidential candidacy of William McKinl...

Date: 1968 

Description: This map shows local streets, wards, buildings, parks, and part of the Fox River. The map is also indexed by street name. Ward boarders and numbering and t...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: A drawing of the DuCharme/Grignon house and fur-trading post as it appeared shortly before being razed in about 1892.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: St. John's Church and school.


DuCharme House

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: The home and fur-trading post of Col. Dominique DuCharme. The portion of the structure on the left was built by DuCharme in 1791. The right portion was add...

Date: 1954 

Description: Exterior view of a reproduction of the world's first hydroelectric central station. It is located near the site of the original, which began operation on S...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Teacher pulling on a rope to ring the school bell in a one-room school house. School literature and a chalkboard are visible in the background.

Date: 1946-08-15 

Description: Joseph R. McCarthy opens congratulatory telegrams after his primary election victory over Senator Robert M. La Follette, Jr., a victory which ended the La...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: The Appleton Theatre on Oneida Street.

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Front cover of a booklet advertising Eagle farm tractors featuring a color illustration of a man using a tractor to plow a field in front of a farmhouse.

Date: 1948-07 

Description: The Kimberly-Clark paper mill on the Fox River, just east of Appleton.

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